Question about "Twenty and Four Elders" and Apostles of Baha'u'llah

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Posted by Misagh ( on September 24, 2003 at 22:13:13:

Hello all,

Just two brief questions: How much information do we have concerning the nature of, and identity of the four and twenty elders mentioned by St. John? Why did he mention these, what was the context? What was the purpose of these elders? I know of at least one believer at the time of Baha'u'llah as well as the Bab and the Letters of the Living were declared to be among them... any info would be appreciated!

Also, is there a list of the Apostles of Baha'u'llah available? How many total were there?

Thanks in advance...

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